BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
Hong Kong leader refuses to quit
Hong Kong's Chief Executive CY Leung insists he will not resign, but offers talks to pro-democracy protesters calling on him to step down.
Taliban kill three in Kabul attack
At least three people are killed when a Taliban suicide bomber attacks an Afghan army bus in Kabul, the fourth such attack since Monday.
Japan in $617bn 'fat finger' error
Japan's stock markets were rattled after a trading error caused more than $600bn (£370bn) worth of orders to be made and then cancelled.
Japan volcano eruption deaths rise
Rescue workers in Japan recover more bodies from Mount Ontake, bringing to 47 the number of those killed by Saturday's surprise volcanic eruption.
India dog stuck in tar pit rescued
A charity in the Indian city of Udaipur describes how it rescued a stray dog which fell into a pool of hot tar which then solidified around the animal.
Three 'held over Thai killings'
Three Burmese workers are questioned over the killing of two British tourists in Thailand, according to local reports.
New Afghan leader reopens bank case
Afghanistan's new President, Ashraf Ghani, says he is resuming the investigation into a banking fraud, said to be one of the largest in the world.
Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'
The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.
Afghan troops killed in Kabul attack
At least seven Afghan soldiers are killed in a suicide bomb attack targeting a bus carrying troops in the capital, Kabul.
Obama and Modi call for 'new agenda'
Indian PM Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama call for a "new agenda" between their countries during Mr Modi's two-day visit to the US.